DB-EnginesExtremeDB: the mission critical dbmsEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > Drizzle vs. GBase vs. Hive vs. MariaDB vs. Yandex Database (YDB)

System Properties Comparison Drizzle vs. GBase vs. Hive vs. MariaDB vs. Yandex Database (YDB)

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameDrizzle  Xexclude from comparisonGBase  Xexclude from comparisonHive  Xexclude from comparisonMariaDB  Xexclude from comparisonYandex Database (YDB)  Xexclude from comparison
Drizzle has published its last release in September 2012. The open-source project is discontinued and Drizzle is excluded from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionMySQL fork with a pluggable micro-kernel and with an emphasis of performance over compatibility.An analytical database for business intelligence with large customers in China.data warehouse software for querying and managing large distributed datasets, built on HadoopMySQL application compatible open source RDBMS, enhanced with high availability, security, interoperability and performance capabilities. MariaDB ColumnStore provides a column-oriented storage engine and MariaDB Xpand supports distributed SQL.A distributed fault-tolerant database service, with high availability, scalability, immediate consistency and ACID transactions and providing an Amazon DynamoDB compatible API
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMSDocument store
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS infowith OQGraph storage engine
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.16
Rank#165  Overall
#79  Relational DBMS
Score81.61
Rank#17  Overall
#11  Relational DBMS
Score111.13
Rank#12  Overall
#8  Relational DBMS
Score0.51
Rank#240  Overall
#38  Document stores
#115  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.gbase8a.comhive.apache.orgmariadb.com infoSite of MariaDB Corporation
mariadb.org infoSite of MariaDB Foundation
cloud.yandex.com/­en/­services/­ydb
github.com/­ydb-platform/­ydb
ydb.tech
Technical documentationcwiki.apache.org/­confluence/­display/­Hive/­Homemariadb.com/­kb/­en/­librarycloud.yandex.com/­en/­docs/­ydb
ydb.tech/­en/­docs
DeveloperDrizzle project, originally started by Brian AkerApache Software Foundation infoinitially developed by FacebookMariaDB Corporation Ab (MariaDB Enterprise),
MariaDB Foundation (community MariaDB Server) infoThe lead developer Monty Widenius is the original author of MySQL
Yandex
Initial release200820122009 infoFork of MySQL, which was first released in 19952019
Current release7.2.4, September 2012GBase 8a3.1.2, August 201910.7.2, February 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGNU GPLcommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2Open Source infoGPL version 2, commercial enterprise subscription availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0; commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
SkySQL (The Ultimate MariaDB Cloud): The first and only DBaaS to bring the full power of MariaDB Platform to the cloud, combining powerful enterprise features and world-class support with unrivaled ease of use and groundbreaking innovation.
Implementation languageC++JavaC and C++
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
All OS with a Java VMFreeBSD
Linux
Solaris
Windows infoColumnStore storage engine not available on Windows
Linux
Data schemeyesyesyes infoDynamic columns are supportedFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
XML support infoSome form of processing data in XML format, e.g. support for XML data structures, and/or support for XPath, XQuery or XSLT.yesno
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith proprietary extensionsSQL-like DML and DDL statementsyes infowith proprietary extensionsSQL-like query language (YQL)
APIs and other access methodsJDBCJDBC
ODBC
Thrift
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
RESTful HTTP API (DynamoDB compatible)
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Java
PHP
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Eiffel
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reduceyes infoPL/SQL compatibility added with version 10.3no
Triggersno infohooks for callbacks inside the server can be used.noyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingseveral options for horizontal partitioning and ShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
selectable replication factorMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Active-passive shard replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes infoquery execution via MapReducenono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyes infonot for MyISAM storage engineno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACID infonot for MyISAM storage engineACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infonot for in-memory storage engineyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes infowith MEMORY storage engineno
User concepts infoAccess controlPluggable authentication mechanisms infoe.g. LDAP, HTTPAccess rights for users, groups and rolesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights defined for Yandex Cloud users
More information provided by the system vendor
DrizzleGBaseHiveMariaDBYandex Database (YDB)
Specific characteristicsMariaDB is the most powerful open source relational database – modern SQL and JSON...
» more
Competitive advantagesMariaDB has many features unavailable in other open source relational databases....
» more
Typical application scenariosWeb, SaaS and Cloud operational/transactional applications that require high availability,...
» more
Key customersDeutsche Bank, DBS Bank, Nasdaq, Red Hat, ServiceNow, Verizon and Walgreens Featured...
» more
Market metricsMariaDB is the default database in the LAMP stack supplied by Red Hat and SUSE Linux,...
» more

We invite representatives of system vendors to contact us for updating and extending the system information,
and for displaying vendor-provided information such as key customers, competitive advantages and market metrics.

Related products and services
3rd partiesSQLFlow: Provides a visual representation of the overall flow of data. Automated SQL data lineage analysis across Databases, ETL, Business Intelligence, Cloud and Hadoop environments by parsing SQL Script and stored procedure.
» more
Navicat for MariaDB provides a native environment for MariaDB database management and development.
» more

We invite representatives of vendors of related products to contact us for presenting information about their offerings here.

More resources
DrizzleGBaseHiveMariaDBYandex Database (YDB)
DB-Engines blog posts

MySQL won the April ranking; did its forks follow?
1 April 2015, Paul Andlinger

Has MySQL finally lost its mojo?
1 July 2013, Matthias Gelbmann

show all

Why is Hadoop not listed in the DB-Engines Ranking?
13 May 2013, Paul Andlinger

show all

MariaDB strengthens its position in the open source RDBMS market
5 April 2018, Matthias Gelbmann

PostgreSQL is the DBMS of the Year 2017
2 January 2018, Paul Andlinger, Matthias Gelbmann

Big gains for Relational Database Management Systems in DB-Engines Ranking
2 February 2016, Matthias Gelbmann

show all

Recent citations in the news

16 top data catalog software tools to consider using in 2022
16 May 2022, TechTarget

SQL and Complex Queries Are Needed for Real-Time Analytics
18 April 2022, thenewstack.io

Top online courses to learn Apache Spark
5 May 2022, Analytics India Magazine

What is a data lake? Massively scalable storage for big data analytics
29 April 2022, InfoWorld

Starburst boosts data lake connections and fault tolerance
4 May 2022, TechTarget

provided by Google News

MariaDB Puts $25K on the Table in Distributed SQL Throwdown
11 May 2022, Business Wire

MariaDB Xpand Wins InfoWorld Technology of the Year Award as a Leading Distributed SQL Database
21 April 2022, Business Wire

Enhancing Your Amazon RDS for MariaDB Databases
3 May 2022, Database Trends and Applications

MariaDB SkySQL Wins World's Premier Business Award, a Gold Stevie®
5 May 2022, Business Wire

Open source database company MariaDB confirms plans to go public
1 February 2022, VentureBeat

provided by Google News

Data leak from Russian delivery app shows dining habits of the secret police
3 April 2022, The Verge

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

Data Engineer
kastech software solutions, Remote

Sr. Associate - Projects
Cognizant, Long Beach, CA

Big Data Developer
Cognizant, Cary, NC

Hadoop Lead Systems Administrator
Telus International, St. Louis, MO

AWS Data Engineer
Virtualan Software LLC, Remote

MySQL/MariaDB DBA
Medical Informatics Engineering, Remote

Inside Sales Representative (remote)
Percona, Orlando, FL

Support Engineer
Percona, Remote

Inside Sales Representative (remote)
Percona, Atlanta, GA

Database Administrator
TuneCore, New York, NY

jobs by Indeed



Share this page

Featured Products

Vertica logo

Vertica Accelerator. The fastest analytics and machine learning, delivered as SaaS, with automated setup, administration, and management. Free trial.

The definitive guide for Cassandra

Imagine What You Could Do if Scalability Wasn‘t a Problem!
Download the Cassandra e-book for free!

MariaDB logo

SkySQL, the ultimate
MariaDB cloud, is here.

Get started with SkySQL today!

Redis logo

The world’s most loved real‑time data platform.
Try free

Neo4j logo

See for yourself how a graph database can make your life easier.
Use Neo4j online for free.

Present your product here